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derek stevens

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I'm Derek Stevens, a California native since 1993, currently living in Santa Fe, New Mexico; I grew up on the Monterey Peninsula devouring video games, operating system lore, metal and trance music, and exploring the environment through hiking, rollerblading, and urban exploration. I graduated from UC Davis in 2019 with a major in Philosophy and a minor in Computer Science, as well as three Associates in Math, Physics, and Philosophy.

I met my wife on a cross-country train ride in 2016 and we had our son in 2019. I currently work as a Software Engineering Consultant with York Solutions. When I'm not busy with work and family, I like making music, aggressive rollerblading, playing video games (typically JRPGs, Metroid, and Megaman), hiking, tending plants, and working on various personal programming, computing, and digital art projects.

See also, my curriculum vitae.